5 Health Benefits of Playing Outside

23rd Nov 2016

There are many reasons kids should play outside, from expressing creativity to running freely to making messes without worrying about dirtying the house. In addition to these fun reasons, there are also many health benefits that make outdoor play great […]

101 Indoor Activities for Kids

23rd Nov 2016

It’s easy for parents, nannies and kids to get cabin fever when stuck inside all day. Plan some indoor games and activities to help make the time fly by when you’re cooped up. Indoor activities don’t have to be boring […]

Playing Alone

23rd Nov 2016

Something has happened in my household recently, a change One that I’m not totally sure I like. I also suspect that it’s happening in many, many households with children, these days. It’s the strange, unfamiliar, almost unnerving sound of… silence. […]

Outdoor Toys: Safety

20th Nov 2016

There is nothing that compares to the sight of children playing in the great outdoors except, of course, children playing safely in the great outdoors. Parks, playgrounds, and backyards around the world are filled with a multitude of outdoor toys—playhouses, […]

Encourage Independence

15th Nov 2016

Children often struggle with the notion of time, which can make it difficult to keep them focussed on tasks, causing stress for parents and nannies who are faced with the task of shuttling their children out of the front door […]

An Open Letter To Parents From Early Childhood Educators

28th Oct 2016

An Open Letter To Parents From Early Childhood Educators – We Need Your Help Dear Parents: You are your child’s most important adult. You are your child’s primary teacher. Yes, I am charged with teaching your child but I cannot […]

The flu vaccine: what you need to know

27th Oct 2016

Not sure if you or your children really need a flu vaccine, wondering where to get it, or worried about its safety? Here are the facts … What’s the flu vaccine, exactly? In short, it’s your best available protection against […]

5 ways to keep your kids well this winter

27th Oct 2016

The temperature may be dropping, but their immunity doesn’t have to. Here’s how to help keep your little ones fighting fit. 1 Keep their hands clean Handwashing is one of the most effective ways of preventing the spread of germs […]

10 things every pregnant woman must do

27th Oct 2016

From choosing a name to writing a birth plan, there’s lots to keep you occupied for the next nine months. Put the following on top of your list: 1 See your midwife regularly When the thin blue line confirms your […]

Teaching Children to Ask for Help

20th Oct 2016

Wouldn’t it be a wonderful world if everyone simply asked for help when they needed it? There are so many stigmas attached to asking for help. It is so hard for adults to accept when they need help that they […]